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Click Here to Ask a Question by Email. I have a beautiful Harmony DeLuxe soprano ukulele made out of solid mahogany. It is obviously quite old, well made, and, judging by the scarcity of available information about it, pretty rare.
Despite its minimalist size 53 cm and weight git delivers that classic soprano ukulele tone we all recognize and love. Its finely designed curves have become a benchmark of elegance just as well. Talk about understatement!
Martin Ukulele Models: Martin 0m, 1m, 2m, 3m, 0k, 1k, 2k, 3k, 5k Ukuleles were in highest production from to the 's, though still manufactured in quantity until Production quantities during some periods were as great as Martin guitars. Martin ukes are considered to be the best for craftsmenship and sound. The Koa wood models are more collectible than mahagony models.
Since serial numbers weren't introduced untilapproximate dating of the earlier guitars can be accomplished by knowing when Martin made changes to their labels or to the brand, which can be found stamped into the back of the head, the upper part of the back, and just inside the soundhole on the long strut which reinforces the back joint. Until the brand read "C. Martin New York", when it was changed to "C.
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The sound of these instruments is distinctively different than any other. And educating myself on identifying the different styles and how to determine the time frame during which it was made. The archives of the C.
Martin ukuleles are probably the most sought after brand of ukulele around. The values are just VERY vague guesses and meant as a loose guideline only. If you want full specs and a detailed history this site is a must read.
Over the years, I bought and sold many used instruments and in the course of doing so I must have bought a small Keystone State ukulele among them. After cleaning it up and restringing the little uke, I found that it played and sounded better than any other uke that I had played. But that little uke is such a delight!